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April 17, 2016, 4:00 AM
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After fighting for #TeamIronMan in Captain America: Civil War as Black Widow/ Natasha Romanov, Scarlett Johansson will be taking another badass role for the Hollywood film adaptation of Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A couple of weeks ago, when Escaflowne was celebrating its 20th anniversary, Twitter user @otaroimo0130 dug out some series publicity material from Animage magazine, and, while they were at it, shared its gender-anime character rankings.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Tomorrow, April 16, a special Sailor Moon exhibition is opening in Tokyo. The exibit will be held at the top of Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. There will be original colored art as well as Sailor Moon anime cells.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The Pokémon Company is hosting special elections in anticipation for summer's Pokemon the Movie XY&Z: Volcanion and the Exquisite Magearna. Fans can only vote for one of the 720 Pokémon. I love the restriction.

RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

With an attractive woman suggestively licking mushroom-shaped candy, and instructions to "shoot your load of 'secret sauce' over the cracker", these commercials don't hold back. As the saying goes, "sex sells", but can it really sell anything and ...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Japanese magazine PASH! has launched an English site for international fans. PASH! is a monthly anime magazine that is aimed towards the ladies, and are known for their coverage on popular seiyuu and singers.

Unwatched: Ajin, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythym, Divine Gate, Fairy Tail Zero, Haikyuu! , Haruchika, Luck and Logic, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desu Kara. , Norn9, Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R, Ooya-san wa Shisunki!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Pokémon Company has been meeting with Hollywood studios to launch a big-screen, live-action version of Pocket Monsters. Sources tells The Hollywood Reporter that Legendary Entertainment could come out on to...

It's been a long wait since it was announced last summer that Hideaki Anno (Evangelion) and Shinji Higuchi (Attack on Titan), would be creating a new Godzilla film, but we've finally got a trailer for Godzilla Resurgence.

The new D. Gray-man anime, D. Gray-man Hallow, is set to premiere this July, with Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, Cross Ange) directing the TMS Entertainment production. Now we know who will be providing the ending theme, as well.

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures are accused of whitewashing in their new film adaptation of the anime smash, Ghost In The Shell by casting Scarlett Johansson in the lead role. The first look image of Johansson as 'The Major' was release...

Type-Moon Ace Vol. 11 has revealed a brand new visual for ufotable's (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin) upcoming Fate/stay night - Heaven's Feel anime trilogy. ufotable's (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin) upcoming Fate/stay night ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed the latest on NieR: Autmata during their NieR concert and talk event earlier today, with a new trailer that showcases some of the game's new characters. The video shows us some of the voice cast of the characters, with 2B (CV:...

In was reported that veteran voice actor Tooru Oohira passed away last April 12 at the age of 86. He is best known to most hardcore tokusatsu fans as the narrator of various tokusatsu shows. The man narrated the Super Sentai franchise from Himitsu...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced that they're producing a Korean live-action drama for The Idolmaster series in celebration of its 10th anniversary. The company will begin holding an audition starting late-April in Seoul, Korea.

SFGate Daily Dish

INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 12: Actress Ming-Na Wen attends Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum on March 12, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Actress MING NA-WEN has joined critics accusing filmmaker...

Miyu Tomita plays Leon's little brother in May 21 sequel to 1st Garo anime The official website for Garo: Divine Flame, the first Garo anime film, posted the third teaser trailer on Friday. The teaser will begin playing in Japanese theaters on Sat...

IBM Japan posted more in-game footage from its "Sword Art Online: The Beginning" virtual reality demonstration on Friday. Alpha test footage was revealed during March where 208 lucky fans were chosen to participate out of the 99,800 people who app...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the previously announced Planetarian (Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume) anime adaptation has revealed that the anime project will consists of an ONA (Original Net Animation) series and an animated film.

'明けぬ夜' (Akenu Yoru) An Audio-Visual Splendor: This is the relentless zombie action thriller we've all been waiting for. Or at least I have. Is it deep or thought provoking? Not really. Is it especially original?

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. A few years ago, Shin Megami Tensei IV allowed players to look into the sacrifices and heroics made by the Samurai of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and I know there's an actual difference between a 1040EZ and 1080p. I think. Last week, we revisited the last six months on Fanart Friday with our spring recap episode, but this week it's back to new themes, starting with th...

PR Newswire Funimation Entertainment

The "My Hero Academia" anime series is based on the New York Times bestselling, super hero manga series of the same name, which currently sits at more than 3. 7 million copies in print worldwide since debuting in Shonen Jump less than 2 years ago.

METANORN IreneSharda

Apr16 Proving once again, that the pen is indeed mightier than the sword. ____________________________________________ You have to admit, that's a pretty cool logo. Okay, unlike Joker Game, this first impression being for the first two episodes, w...

Aliens, samurais and fart jokes, part ten thousand. You know, I thought this would have gotten old by now? If my count is right, there have been a total of 316 episodes. But amazingly it hasn't. Actually, it keeps getting better.

Siliconera Sato

Fencers are frontline attackers that specialize in speedy movements to dodge enemy attacks and use their sword to pull off consecutive attacks on their enemies. Additionally, they're able to pull off status ailment attacks to go with their other s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kadokawa is handling the promotional side for the spring 2016 anime series Joker Game and they've now rolled out the third episode preview for the show. This episode is scheduled for an April 19th, 2016 debut and Crunchyroll is handling the simulc...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I really feel like going to Kyoto! ! I met with a friend from my university in Kyoto the other day and now I really want to go visit! ! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at ORANGE ROUGE's late...

"Puzzle & Dragons X", the 3DS RPG spin-off of the highly acclaimed - or very popular at any rate - Puzzle & Dragons smartphone game, has unveiled its animated OP, with harsh critics labeling it as rather run-of-the-mill whilst clearly catering to ...

The newly announced "Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin" has brought dismay to a portion of the Valkyrie Profile fanbase as the game has been revealed to be a smartphone exclusive, sure to become corrupt with an abundance of wallet-intensive DLC whilst...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Warner Bros. Japan is handling the home video distribution for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Diamond is Unbreakable Header in Japan and while I haven't gotten to working the chart up on it yet they're doing some new promotion for it.

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